Proofing Baskets

  • About This Item

    Made from high quality natural cane. Proofing baskets, also known as brotforms or bannetons, are used to form and shape artisan loaves during the proofing/raising stage.

  • How To Use

    Line with a cloth or custom liner and flour generously before placing your shaped dough inside -or- cure the basket before your first use. Make a thin paste with 1 tbsp of corn starch and 1 tbsp of water. Using a pastry brush, thoroughly coat the inside of your basket. Let it dry completely. Flour generously before every use to avoid sticking.

    It’s best not to wash proofing baskets in between use. Simply shake out excess flour and store in a cool, dry place. If, over time, there is a build up of doughy residue, allow the basket to dry out thoroughly and brush it with a stiff but not too abrasive brush.

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